FLEA MARKET FRIDAYS #78
Lookie what I found today! Yep, two swell candy boxes that once held the famous Slo-Poke sucker. Remember Slo-Pokes? Sure you do! Slo-Pokes were almost an everlasting candy of carmel goodness. A kid could lick, chew and gnaw on a Slo-Poke for hours and hours. It was also the perfect candy to give to kids with loose baby teeth. No need for the "string on the doorknob trick" when you have a Slo-Poke on hand. Slo-Pokes were introduced in the 1920s by Holloway's.
The second box is from the 1960s when the product was purchased by Beatrice Foods. Wow, the suckers went down in price from a nickel to a penny. Apparently this was a much smaller variety of sucker.
After finding these boxes today, I'm really craving one of these Slo-Pokes. I haven't had one in years.